- 2 years ago
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Heading into his UFC 153 light heavyweight main event showdown with Stephan Bonnar, Anderson Silva doesn't intend to let his goal of an undefeated career in the Octagon slip away. read news >>
- 4 months ago
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At UFC 168, Anderson Silva broke his leg upon having one of his kicks checked by the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. After undergoing surgery to repair the former champion’s left tibia and fibula and months of rehabilitation, one of Silva’s managers, Ed Soares, predicted the Brazilian's return. According to Elias Cepeda of Yahoo Sports, Soares stated: We won't see him (Silva) back any earlier than the end of this year or, most likely, the beginning of next year...There's always a c read news >>
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman expects a war in the rematch with Anderson Silva on Dec. 28 and feels it's important to finish to silence the doubters. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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With no expectations and a career that didn't put championships as his ultimate measure of success, could a perfect storm be brewing for an epic upset by Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153? read news >>
- 2 years ago
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With his career winding down, UFC veteran
Stephan Bonnar has been begging for a big fight. Now
he's got it.
USA TODAY Sports has confirmed with company officials that Anderson Silva is moving up to 205
pounds to meet Bonnar in the three-round main event of October's UFC 153 event.
Additionally, Brazilian slugger Glover Teixeira meets
countryman Fabio Maldonado in the evening's co-main event.
And in a bout first reported by Brazilian outlet Tatame, former interim
heavyweight champion read news >>
- 2 years ago
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DENVER - Undefeated contender Chris Weidman doesn't yet know whom he's facing in his next fight.
But for now, he's not allowing for any possibility other than UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
And while "The Spider" and his camp have largely downplayed the potential of fighting the fast-rising up-and-comer, Weidman isn't ready to say the champ is ducking him.
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- 3 years ago
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Anderson Silva's manager Ed Soares says that his fighter is still probably two years away from retirement, but when he does walk away from the sport ideally it would be as undefeated in the UFC. Read More >> read news >>
UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Undefeated Warlley Alves returns to his original weight class in a welterweight bout against Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, but don’t call the X-Gym talent a prospect. "I don’t see myself as a prospect. Many fighters started as prospects and never become anything, so I work to become a reality," Alves told the media in Brazil. "I’m focused on fighting and doing what I believe, one step at a time. Everything that happened (at TUF Brazil) read news >>
Anderson Silva, who dominated the middleweight division inside the Octagon from 2006 to 2013, believes that one of the reasons why fighters like Renan Barao, read news >>
The UFC's greatest fighter of all time spoke to the press in Rio di Janeiro yesterday to promote his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz early in 2015. Yesterday former UFC champ Anderson Silva held a press conference in Brazil (video here). Among the topics covered was UFC 183 opponent Nick Diaz, whose negative comments about Silva's punching abilities were not appreciated. Silva warned Diaz not to descend into further trash talk (transcription via MMA Fighting). "I'm very easygoing," the f read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva may return to the Octagon before the end of the year, but he isn't sure if he's going to be up for honoring the eight fights left on his contract. "The Spider" has been out of action since suffering a gruesome leg break against current champ Chris Weidman at UFC 168 in December and briefly touched on the subject in an interview with Sportv (translation per Bloody Elbow). "I have eight fights to do yet in my contract. I want to do all these read news >>